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              School of Aces: The RAF Training School that Won the Battle of Britain
               

              School of Aces: The RAF Training School that Won the Battle of Britain (Hardback)

              By Goodrum, Alastair

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              This is the fascinating true story of RAF Sutton Bridge. Between 1926 and 1946, the base saw the development and implementation of a training system that turned inexperienced pilots into Top Guns. 525 graduates and staff fought with The Few to win the Battle of Britain.

              ISBN 9781445686172
              Published 15 June 2019 by Amberley Publishing
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              Many a Close Run Thing
               

              Many a Close Run Thing (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Enright, Tom

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              "Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an engineer in 1951, and was sent t ...

              ISBN 9781775541431
              Published 17 June 2019 by HarperCollins Publishers
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              For All Mankind
               

              For All Mankind (EPUB ebook – Main)

              By Hurt, Harry

              Updated with a new introduction by the author for the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, For All Mankind is both an extraordinary adventure story and an important historical document.Between December 1968 and December 1972, twenty-four men captured the imagination of ...

              ISBN 9781611859102
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              Published 18 July 2019 by Atlantic Books
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              Valiant Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the UK's First Four-Jet Bomber

              Valiant Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the UK's First Four-Jet Bomber (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Blackman, Tony; Wright, Anthony

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              Following on from the success of Victor Boys and Vulcan Boys, Tony Blackman, in collaboration with Anthony Wright, brings you Valiant Boys to complete the V Force set. This is a fascinating collection of personal accounts of operating Britain's first V bomber by aircrew and groun ...

              ISBN 9781911621249
              Published 1 June 2019 by Grub Street
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              Nimrod Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the RAF's Cold War Trailblazer

              Nimrod Boys: True Tales from the Operators of the RAF's Cold War Trailblazer (Hardback)

              By Blackman, Tony; With Kennedy, Joe

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              Nimrod Boys is a complementary book to Nimrod Rise and Fall from acclaimed author Tony Blackman. It is a collection of over forty first-hand accounts of operating the Nimrod, an aircraft which was a trailblazer in the Cold War RAF.

              ISBN 9781911621270
              Published 30 April 2019 by Grub Street
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              The Propeller under the Bed: A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft
               

              The Propeller under the Bed: A Personal History of Homebuilt Aircraft (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Bjorkman, Eileen A.

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              On July 25, 2010, Arnold Ebneter flew across the country in a plane he designed and built himself, setting an aviation world record for aircraft of its class. He was eighty-two at the time and the flight represented the culmination of a dream he'd cultivated since his childhood i ...

              ISBN 9780295746081
              Published 12 August 2019 by UNIVERSITY OF WAIKATO - LAW
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              Many a Close Run Thing
                 

              Many a Close Run Thing (EPUB ebook)

              By Enright, Tom

              "Planes were rarely seen above the small Central Otago sheep-farming town of Ranfurly in the 1940s. Yet as a young boy, Tom Enright had a fascination with the skies that quickly developed into a longing to become a pilot. He joined the RNZAF as an engineer in 1951, and was sent t ...

              ISBN 9781775491743
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              Published 17 June 2019 by HarperCollins
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              A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts

              A Man on the Moon: The Voyages of the Apollo Astronauts (Paperback)

              By Chaikin, Andrew

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              Through the windows of the slowly turning spacecraft they looked out at the place where the sun had once been, and there was the moon- a huge, magnificent sphere bathed in the eerie blue light of earthshine, each crater rendered in ghostly detail.'The race to the moon was won spe ...

              ISBN 9780241363157
              Published 18 June 2019 by Penguin
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Boron-Based Fuel-Rich Propellant: Properties, Combustion, and Technology Aspects
               

              Boron-Based Fuel-Rich Propellant: Properties, Combustion, and Technology Aspects (Hardback)

              Edited by Pang, WeiQiang

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              Boron-based Fuel-Rich Solid Rocket Propellant Technology is a professional book that systematically introduces the latest research progress for boron-based fuel rich solid propellants. It covers surface modifications, coating and agglomerating techniques, granulation, and charact ...

              ISBN 9780367141660
              Published 20 May 2019 by Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              51 Lessons from the Sky
                 

              51 Lessons from the Sky (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By McKenzie, Fletcher

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              Learn from the largest air force in the world - the US Air Force. 51 Lessons From The Sky contains stories from USAF pilots and crew who lived to share their stories of air incidents, and close calls.

              ISBN 9780995117013
              Published 24 December 2018
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